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Public Forum on Keeping Backyard Hens

Annapolis MD (5-2-12) In response to Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen signing Ordinance 53-11 into law last week, a forum addressing the guidelines has been scheduled.

The City of Annapolis will partner with the Anne Arundel County Public Libraries to hold a forum for anyone interested in keeping backyard hens on Wednesday, May 30. 

There will be a representative from the Department of Neighborhood and Environmental Programs to discuss the permitting process and representatives that will discuss raising chickens. 

The forum will take place at 6:30 p.m. at the Annapolis Area Library, located at 1410 West Street, Annapolis.  For more information, please contact Cameron Caswell at 410-222-1750 or Jeanna Beard at 410-263-7946.